Job Description

Grand Canyon Education, formerly part of Grand Canyon University, became its own entity in July 2018 after the Higher Learning Commission approved GCU’s application to become a nonprofit institution. GCE will work in close partnership with GCU. Moreover, many positions with GCE are located on GCU’s main campus. 

Grand Canyon Education’s Curriculum Design and Development department is seeking a full time Curriculum Developer.  This position develops, adapts, edits, and maintains academically rigorous courses in a variety of curricula.  This is a Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. position.


  • Responsible for researching new products and reviewing existing product performance.
  • Develops new courses using instructional design techniques.
  • Facilitates design meetings with faculty and professional practitioners.
  • Builds program domains, sub domains and competencies.
  • Maps course topics, objectives and assignments into program designs to demonstrate that standards are met.
  • Manages course revisions by working with program director and other subject matter experts.
  • Updates existing course materials to reflect changes in law, regulation, philosophy or practice.
  • Follows a course revision schedule in accordance with new textbook editions, advances in technology, and developments in the field of study.


  • Master's degree required.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with varied curriculum and/or student assessment.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess a customer service focus attitude.
  • Ability to problem solve and develop solutions.
  • Work and thrive within a collaborative and rapid changing environment.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon Education.

At Grand Canyon Education, it is our privilege to serve students and those who support academic advancement. We lead educational transformation by developing superior ways to help schools grow and prosper. We provide transparent programs, intuitive online learning technologies and well-established academic models that promote student success and institutional growth.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

Only candidates who submit a resume and complete the full application will be considered - anyone without a resume will be declined automatically. For assistance with your job application please use our External Candidate Job Application Guide.

All staff candidates will be asked to review GCE’s staff expectations as part of the application process.

Our partner in education, Grand Canyon University, is Arizona’s premier private Christian university. GCU serves traditional and online students by offering quality academic degree programs, experienced leadership and transformative learning experiences both on our growing campus and digitally.

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Posted 23 Days Ago

Full time


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